Brazil win friendly

YORKSHIRE – Rising star Neymar sent out a warning to Brazil’s Olympic rivals as Team Great Britain learnt just how tough their medal quest will be.

The 20-year-old striker turned in a fine individual display as Mano Menezes’ men eased their way to a 2-0 win over England at the Riverside Stadium today.

Tottenham midfielder Sandro headed the visitors into a 12th-minute lead before Neymar converted a 35th-minute penalty after Micah Richards had tripped Porto striker Hulk.

The Brazilians won with something to spare on a night when goalkeepers Jason Steele before the break and Jack Butland after it kept the score-line respectable in front of a crowd of 24,721

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